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5 Matching questions

  1. isobar
  2. Wind Vain
  3. Jet Stream
  4. warm front
  5. Cold Front
  1. a moving weather front along which a warm air mass slides over a cold air mass, producing stratiform clouds and precipitation
  2. b a line on a weather map that joins points having the same barometric pressure
  3. c an instrument used to determine the direction that the wind is blowing
  4. d narrow belt of strong winds that blows near the top of the troposphere across the US
  5. e forms when cold air moves under warm air which is less dense and pushes air up

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an area in which the barometric pressure is greater than that of the surrounding air
  2. The way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.
  3. Area of high pressure where wind will move away from, associated with dry and nice weather and air that is sinking
  4. an instrument that measures wind speed
  5. the weight of the air above an object

5 True/False questions

  1. Lowa boundary between two air masses of different density, moisture, or temperature

          

  2. FrontArea of low pressure where wind will move towards, associated with cloudy and rainy weather and air that is rising

          

  3. lowan area in which the barometric pressure is lower than that of the surrounding air

          

  4. Occluded Frontforms when cold air moves under warm air which is less dense and pushes air up

          

  5. Convection Currentthe movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature, that transfers heat from one part of the fluid to another

          

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